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# inmo - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Trolleys 'overflowing' onto corridors at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

The HSE acknowledged that the hospital was “exceptionally busy” today and said measures have been put in place to address the high patient numbers.

# inmo - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

State purchase of Mount Carmel was never a viable option, says Reilly

The INMO said that Mount Carmel would have been profitable in 2014.

INMO to call for investigation into Mount Carmel closure

The Oireacthas Health Committee is to meet today to discuss the matter.

# inmo - Saturday 15 February, 2014

INMO look at patient care guidelines in wake of Francis Report recommendations

The report, published last year, looked at the failings of a UK hospital that led to the deaths of as many as 500 patients.

# inmo - Thursday 13 February, 2014

HSE approves recruitment of new nurses over Tullamore hospital crisis

The INMO has called on the HSE to act immediately.

# inmo - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Overcrowding fears lead Tallaght Hospital to cancel non-urgent surgeries

The hospital’s management said it was in the middle of a ‘clearly undesirable situation’ but said patient safety was being maintained.

# inmo - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Concerns that overcrowding at Tallaght Hospital puts patient safety at risk

The INMO said that in January, there were 254 people on trolleys, and another 69 on the wards on trolleys.

# inmo - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

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Conferences and classes planned as nursing union buys former hospital for €2.9m [pics]

The distinctive red brick and terracotta building was built between 1899 and 1901. The INMO plans to use it as an education and conference centre.

# inmo - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Just 42 people on trolleys but 'one snowflake doesn't make a white Christmas'

The numbers are down significantly on last year when 107 people spent Christmas on trolleys in hospitals around the country.

# inmo - Thursday 19 September, 2013

IMO warns “significant progress needed” to avert strike as officials examine doctor rosters

Teams from the junior doctors’ union and the HSE will visit hospitals today to examine rosters. The threat of strike action remains in place for next Wednesday.

# inmo - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

INMO: Patients who need care will receive care during doctors' strike

Liam Doran of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said that the strike will impact on routine admissions and outpatient appointments.

# inmo - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Talks to avert doctors' strike to resume on Friday after local 'roster check'

But plans for the 24 hour work stoppage by junior doctors next Wednesday remain in place following talks at the LRC today.

INMO: Nurses won't carry out doctors' work during 24-hour strike

The nursing union is backing next week’s strike, and say it is “unacceptable” that the HSE has forced junior doctors to take industrial action.

# inmo - Thursday 1 August, 2013

HSE to pay student nurses and midwives €6.49 an hour

Fourth year students who are due to go on placements will be paid, at best, 86 cent less than the national minimum wage, being paid €6.49 an hour for the first 12 weeks.

Nurses unions say HSE is "bullying" staff into accepting 15 per cent pay cut

The HSE has rejected claims that it will ask existing nurses to apply for their jobs through a graduate programme that pays 85 per cent of the standard wage.

# inmo - Friday 31 May, 2013

UNITE tells members they should vote against Haddington Road deal

The union says the new proposals don’t address its concerns about the broader economic effect of public pay cuts.

# inmo - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

The Evening Fix: Now with added footage from inside a tornado

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

"This was a very difficult decision": INMO accepts Haddington Road deal

The INMO had rejected the Croke Park II pay deal but has said the new deal is the best available for its members

# inmo - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Column: Game, Set and Match to the Banks

The extent to which banks are running Ireland and Europe is clearly shown by the recently published Insolvency Guidelines and Rules, writes Dave Hughes.

# inmo - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Healthcare workers 'at risk over Irish failure to implement EU laws'

ICTU says the EU’s directive on ‘sharps’ – requiring medical needles to retract after use – was to become Irish law by today.

INMO chief dismisses 'man who cried wolf' suggestions on strike action

Liam Doran says he doesn’t pay attention to newspaper commentary suggesting he regularly threatens industrial action.

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Reilly apologises for 'stick to the day job' remark to singing nurse

It’s not been the best week for the Minister for Health…

# inmo - Friday 10 May, 2013

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

INMO president: Reilly "has shown little or no regard" for nurses, midwives

The INMO is to present the health minister with the findings of its trolley and ward watch initiatives, which show an increase in the amount of people on trolleys.

# inmo - Thursday 9 May, 2013

INMO to debate emergency motion on industrial action

The INMO annual conference is taking place in Letterkenny today and the motion discusses the option of industrial action if the government imposes pay cuts.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# inmo - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

INMO prepared to mobilise against pay cuts

The conference begins this morning, and Minister for Health James Reilly will speak to those gathered tomorrow.

# inmo - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Issue of pay to dominate INMO annual conference

The INMO is to hold its annual conference tomorrow, and its general secretary said he expects “lively debate” at the event.

# inmo - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Croke Park II rejected as SIPTU, INTO, Unite and INMO vote No

SIPTU, the INMO, the IMO and Unite have all rejected the pay deal today.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# inmo - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Unions against Croke Park deal will 'not be bound' by ICTU vote

Minister Brendan Howlin ha said that it is “dishonest” to say that there are no consequences arising from a ‘no’ vote.

# inmo - Monday 8 April, 2013

New 'Ward Watch' figures show increase in patients placed in wards

Liam Doran of the INMO said that the figures showed that “the reduction in trolley numbers is completely offset by the placing of additional patients, on inpatient wards.”

# inmo - Friday 15 March, 2013

Croke Park II will cut nurses wages by 11.1pc, not 1.7pc - INMO

Phil O’Shea from the IMNO said that government figures of a 1.7 per cent drop were incorrect.

# inmo - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Ireland's largest union to decide on Croke Park II today

SIPTU is to vote on whether it will urge its members to accept or reject the latest Croke Park agreement.

# inmo - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Unions to address "major public meeting" against Croke Park 2 proposals

A nationwide campaign against the proposals will include a major public meeting in Cork City Hall.

# inmo - Monday 25 February, 2013

Croke Park: Proposals need to be evaluated carefully, says SIPTU

Meanwhile, Deputy Sean Fleming has warned the Government to “resist its urge to oversell the proposals” emerging from the talks.

# inmo - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Update: INMO, CPSU, Unite and IMO leave Croke Park extension talks

The INMO said it will not be bound by the outcome of any agreement should it emerge.

# inmo - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Government seeks pay cut for public servants earning over €60,000

The INMO has said this is just one of the many proposals that was put on the table and the union is waiting to hear the full package.

# inmo - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Brian Hayes: Legislation on public pay 'inevitable if there is no agreement'

The Junior Finance Minister said that while this was the case, government would rather not impose “some unilateral settlement”.

Poll: Should Sunday premium pay for frontline staff be reduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Sunday premium pay for frontline staff be reduced?

The coalition has proposed reducing Sunday double-time down to time-and-a-half. Is that fair?